Latest North Dakota News

North Dakota leaders unveil oil tax-sharing deal with tribe

Jan. 17, 2019 6:55 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican legislative leaders unveiled a bill Thursday that aims to stop a longstanding disagreement over shared revenues on an oil-rich American Indian reservation in the state. The bill sponsored by GOP Sen. Jordan Kannianen and the party's Senate and House majority...

Denver notches 1st Summit win, beats North Dakota St. 80-65

Jan. 16, 2019 11:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ade Murkey scored 18 points and Denver rallied in the second half to beat North Dakota State 80-65 for its first conference win on Wednesday night, snapping a six-game skid. Denver trailed by six at the break but opened the second half on a 15-6 surge featuring dunks by Murkey and Tory...

North Dakota officials seek dismissal of road closure suit

Jan. 14, 2019 3:49 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed over the five-month closure of a section of highway during the large protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying they had both the authority and an obligation to do it. The federal lawsuit brought...

Stewart, Avants net 21, N Dakota tops W Illinois 71-65

Jan. 12, 2019 5:12 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart and Conner Avants had 21 points apiece and North Dakota pulled out a 71-65 win over Western Illinois on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks (8-10, 2-3 Summit League) used a 10-0 run to take the lead for good, 51-47, with 12:55 to play. The Leathernecks (6-12, 1-4) missed 10...

North Dakota House considers 'abortion reversal' bill

Jan. 11, 2019 5:50 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's House will consider legislation that would require abortion providers to inform women undergoing drug-induced abortions that it's possible they could still have a live birth if they change their mind, a claim abortion-rights groups say is unsupported by science. It's...

Flyers puzzled by fall from playoffs to worst in the East

Jan. 11, 2019 12:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The vendor at the Flyers merchandise kiosk on the main concourse scrolled through his phone as disinterested fans breezed by the $70 Stadium Series sweatshirts and $250 jerseys that suddenly seem as unwanted as a face value ticket. Shortly before faceoff, customers! A Flyers fan stops...

Regulators: Dakota Access company complied with settlement

Jan. 11, 2019 12:19 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has planted tens of thousands of trees and taken other steps to settle allegations that it violated North Dakota rules during construction, state regulators have concluded. The September 2017 agreement between Texas-based Energy Transfer...

Pile, Hahn rally Omaha to 92-91 victory over North Dakota

Jan. 10, 2019 11:31 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Matt Pile and Mitchell Hahn posted double-doubles and Hahn hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 8 seconds left in the game to lift Omaha to a 92-91 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night. Pile finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Hahn...

Ward's double-double leads NDSU past Western Illinois

Jan. 10, 2019 11:03 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead six North Dakota State players in double figures as the Bison beat Western Illinois 85-69 on Thursday night. Deng Geu added 14 points for the Bison (8-10, 2-2 Summit League). Sam Griesel scored 12 while Rocky Kreuser and Vinnie Shahid...

North Dakota asks judge to dismiss tribe's voter ID lawsuit

Jan. 8, 2019 4:12 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota has asked a federal judge to dismiss a Native American tribe's lawsuit challenging the state's voter identification requirements, saying in part that tribal members named in the complaint weren't impeded from voting on Election Day. The attorney general's office in a...